Matthew 27:32
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New International Version
As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.

New Living Translation
Along the way, they came across a man named Simon, who was from Cyrene, and the soldiers forced him to carry Jesus' cross.

English Standard Version
As they went out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. They compelled this man to carry his cross.

Berean Study Bible
Along the way they found a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross of Jesus.

Berean Literal Bible
And going forth, they found a man of Cyrene, named Simon. They compelled him that he might carry His cross.

New American Standard Bible
As they were coming out, they found a man of Cyrene named Simon, whom they pressed into service to bear His cross.

King James Bible
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As they were going out, they found a Cyrenian man named Simon. They forced this man to carry His cross.

International Standard Version
As they were leaving, they found a man from Cyrene named Simon, whom they forced to carry Jesus' cross.

NET Bible
As they were going out, they found a man from Cyrene named Simon, whom they forced to carry his cross.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And as they went out, they found a Cyrenian man whose name was Shimeon; they compelled him to carry his cross.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
On the way they found a man named Simon. He was from the city of Cyrene. The soldiers forced him to carry Jesus' cross.

New American Standard 1977
And as they were coming out, they found a man of Cyrene named Simon, whom they pressed into service to bear His cross.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name; him they compelled to bear his cross {Gr. stauros – stake}.

King James 2000 Bible
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

American King James Version
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

American Standard Version
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to go with them , that he might bear his cross.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And going out, they found a man of Cyrene, named Simon: him they forced to take up his cross.

Darby Bible Translation
And as they went forth they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name; him they compelled to go [with them] that he might bear his cross.

English Revised Version
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to go with them, that he might bear his cross.

Webster's Bible Translation
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they constrained to bear his cross.

Weymouth New Testament
Going out they met a Cyrenaean named Simon; whom they compelled to carry His cross,

World English Bible
As they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name, and they compelled him to go with them, that he might carry his cross.

Young's Literal Translation
And coming forth, they found a man, a Cyrenian, by name Simon: him they impressed that he might bear his cross;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
27:31-34 Christ was led as a Lamb to the slaughter, as a Sacrifice to the altar. Even the mercies of the wicked are really cruel. Taking the cross from him, they compelled one Simon to bear it. Make us ready, O Lord, to bear the cross thou hast appointed us, and daily to take it up with cheerfulness, following thee. Was ever sorrow like unto his sorrow? And when we behold what manner of death he died, let us in that behold with what manner of love he loved us. As if death, so painful a death, were not enough, they added to its bitterness and terror in several ways.
Study Bible
The Crucifixion
31After they had mocked Him, they removed the robe and put His own clothes back on Him. Then they led Him away to crucify Him. 32Along the way they found a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross of Jesus. 33And when they came to a place called Golgotha, which means The Place of the Skull,…
Cross References
Mark 15:21
Now Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and the soldiers forced him to carry the cross of Jesus.

Luke 23:26
As the soldiers led Him away, they seized Simon of Cyrene on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him to carry behind Jesus.

John 19:17
Carrying His own cross, He went out to The Place of the Skull, which in Aramaic is called Golgotha.

Acts 2:10
Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome,

Acts 6:9
But resistance arose from what was known as the Synagogue of the Freedmen, including Cyrenians, Alexandrians, and men from the provinces of Cilicia and Asia. They began to argue with Stephen,

Acts 11:20
But some of them, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began speaking to the Greeks as well, proclaiming the good news about the Lord Jesus.

Acts 13:1
In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (a childhood companion of Herod the tetrarch), and Saul.
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And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

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Leviticus 4:3,12,21 If the priest that is anointed do sin according to the sin of the …

Numbers 15:35,36 And the LORD said to Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: …

1 Kings 21:10,13 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against …

Acts 7:58 And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid …

Hebrews 13:11,12 For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary …

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Matthew 16:24 Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, …

Mark 15:21 And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of …

Luke 23:26 And as they led him away, they laid hold on one Simon, a Cyrenian, …

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Acts 6:9 Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue …

Acts 11:20 And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they …

Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets …

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